Criminal Justice – Shorter University

Serving Our Communities.

Shorter’s Criminal Justice faculty consists of Scholar-Practitioners who teach from both an academic perspective and personal experience. The Criminal Justice degree is available in both traditional and online formats to better serve the needs of our students.


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Criminal Justice

Prepare for a Job in:

  • Policing on multiple levels
  • Courts:
    Pre-sentence Investigators
    Victim Advocates
    Probation and Parole Officers
    Court Bailiffs
    Positions with agencies affiliated with the court system
  • Corrections:
    Corrections Officers
    Case Managers
    Pre-release Officers
    Recreation Directors
    Diagnostic Counselors

315 Shorter Ave NW
Rome, GA 30165
Get Directions
 (800) 868-6980

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Jared Linebach
Chair of the Department of Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Dr. Gary Killam
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice